IATA Webinar: Get better prepared to help customers during this holiday season

IATA will host a webinar on how their business can make the most of the upcoming holiday travel season by using IATA TimaticWeb 2 to give their clients peace of mind by providing them with accurate and up-to-date passenger travel restrictions. During the webinar, attendees will also learn how IATA TimaticWeb 2 is kept up-to-date […]

OR Tambo International Airport opens upper roadway for passengers drop off

The upper roadway at O. R. Tambo International Airport has been opened for passenger drop-offs from this morning (Sunday 4 October). Airport spokesperson Samukelo Khambule says growing passenger numbers in recent days prompted airport management to adapt the drop-off and pick-up arrangements put in place when the lockdown was first eased. “The time is right […]

Have you updated your disclaimer?

The fluid situation has necessitated that travel advisors pay particular attention to their customer-facing disclaimers. While travel regulations for source and destination countries have been released and published, it is imperative that you ensure your customers understand that you cannot be held liable if the rules change once the travel plans have been booked and […]

Lufthansa Group resumes flights to South Africa

Shortly after the government had announced the opening of its international borders, Lufthansa became the very first international long-haul airline to arrive on South African soil with regular commercial flights – LH572 from Frankfurt touched down at O.R Tambo International Airport at 08:30 on 01 October 2020. Additionally, our very first commercial flight from Zurich, […]

Department of Health issues health measures for processing travellers

The Department of Health has issues a memo on health measures for processing travellers during Level 1. These measures include: The requirement for a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72-hours from departure from the country of origin for travellers arriving in the country. The negative test result must be produced to Port Health […]